B.S. in Agricultural Communication

The Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Communication combines knowledge and skills from agriculture and communication studies to prepare students to advocate and communicate for farmers, ranchers, and professionals from all aspects of the agricultural industry. Students build a solid foundation in all areas of agriculture from animal science and plant science to agribusiness and agricultural mechanics combined with the verbal, written and technical skills to be successful in their chosen career.

Students work with our award-winning faculty using state-of-the-art equipment to complete courses in writing, editing, photography, graphic design, publication, public relations and event planning, broadcasting, and digital media creation. Our degree successfully blends agriculture and communication studies to prepare students for unlimited possibilities. All students complete a 10-week capstone internship experience during their final semester providing them with hands-on, real-world experience to prepare them for success upon graduation.

Program Goals

  • Applied Learning: Experiential learning achieved through innovative projects
  • Hands-On: Apply skills learned in classes in real world situations
  • Industry-Driven: Attend national industry conferences and visit industry partners
  • Involved: Participate in Agricultural Advocacy events and other opportunities for growth and development

Discover Your Potential

The Agricultural Communication program provides you with the opportunity to participate in real-world, hands-on activities and events across all aspects of the agricultural industry. Students will also develop skills through Applied Learning Experiences aligned with courses in the curriculum.

Choose Your Path

As an Agricultural Communication student, you have the opportunity to tailor the program to meet your needs. From print media and publication development to social media and video production, students have the flexibility to take courses aligned to their specific interest area while also gaining valuable experience and knowledge about the diverse areas of the agriculture industry.

Exploring Career Opportunities in Agricultural Communication

Agricultural Communication students will gain the skills necessary for success in various areas of the ag communication industry, including:

  • Agricultural Publications
  • Broadcasting
  • Local, State, and Federal Government Agencies
  • Public Relations/Marketing
  • Video Production
  • Web Development

Facilities and Features

Coursework Highlights

ClassNumberClass Name
ACOM1110Intro to Ag Communication
ACOM2301Ag Photography
ACOM2307Graphic Design
ACOM3314Writing and Editing for Ag
ACOM4305Ag Publications
ACOM4350Ag Video Production

For more information on courses, refer to the Agricultural Communication page in the Academic Catalog.


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